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Series Editor: Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

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  1. The Nordic Countries: From War to Cold War, 1944–51

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Vol. IX

    Edited by Tony Insall, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This book is a collection of diplomatic documents describing the development of British relations with the Nordic countries between the end of the Second World War and the defeat of the Labour Government in 1951. The end of the Second World War brought hopes of building a new society in Western...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Invasion of Afghanistan and UK-Soviet Relations, 1979-1982

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume VIII

    Edited by Richard Smith, Patrick Salmon, Stephen Robert Twigge

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This volume examines British policy towards the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979. The documents in this volume, many released into the public realm for the first time, describe the development of British policy towards the Soviet Union during the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Transformational Diplomacy after the Cold War

    Britain’s Know How Fund in Post-Communist Europe, 1989-2003

    By Keith Hamilton

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This book examines the 'Know How Fund', Britain’s bilateral technical assistance programme in post-communist central and eastern Europe, devised in response to the end of the Cold War. The Know How Fund (KHF) was the technical assistance programme which Margaret Thatcher’s government launched in...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. German Unification 1989-90

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume VII

    Edited by Patrick Salmon, Keith Hamilton, Stephen Robert Twigge

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This volume is comprised of a collection of diplomatic documents covering British reactions to, and policy towards, the collapse of the German Democratic Republic and the unification of Germany in 1989-90. The peaceful unification of Germany in 1989-90 brought a dramatic end to the Cold War. This...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Berlin in the Cold War, 1948-1990

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Vol. VI

    Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon, Stephen Robert Twigge

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This volume consists of a book and fully searchable DVD containing a facsimile collection of diplomatic documents covering British reactions to critical developments regarding Berlin, its quadripartite administration, and role in the Cold War during the crises of 1948-49, 1959-61 and 1988-90....

    Published January 13th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Southern Flank in Crisis, 1973-1976

    Series III, Volume V: Documents on British Policy Overseas

    Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    A fascinating collection of British foreign policy documents covering reactions in Whitehall to political change and revolution in the Mediterranean basin from 1973 to 1976. This volume contains many previously unpublished documents, including Joint Intelligence Committee papers, which cast new...

    Published September 28th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Year of Europe: America, Europe and the Energy Crisis, 1972-74

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III Volume IV

    Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This is the latest volume of Documents on British Policy Overseas and the first in the series to be produced in electronic format, covering the principal themes of: the European Union, transatlantic divisions, war in the Middle East and the diplomacy of the energy crisis. Edited and selected by...

    Published August 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. In Victory, Magnanimity, in Peace, Goodwill

    A History of Wilton Park

    By Richard Mayne

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    Wilton Park was once a secret camp for interrogating enemy generals during World War II. But it took on its true, unique role in 1946 as a training centre for German prisoners-of-war. This volume tells of its history and the extraordinary life of Heinz Koeppler, its founding father....

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Britain and China 1945-1950

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I Volume VIII

    Edited by S.R. Ashton, G. Bennett, K. Hamilton

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    An examination of Britain's relations with China from the end of the World War II to the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. This volume demonstrates how Britain's effort to recover something of its pre-war commercial pre-eminence in China were handicapped by its post-war financial weakness....

    Published April 30th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Detente in Europe, 1972-1976

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series III, Volume III

    Edited by Gill Bennett, Keith A. Hamilton

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    Drawing on records of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, this work focuses on Britain's role in the Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions in Vienna, and British policy towards the Soviet Union and its satellites. British reactions to detente between the superpowers are charted....

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge